33rd International Competition for Pianists and Opera Singers
Francesco Paolo Neglia

The Neglia Prize was established in 1962 and is one of the jewels of the city of Enna: it attained international levels and attracted pianists and singers of all nationalities.
From 17th to 20th of July 2019
Artistic Director Corrado Ratto

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The Competition



The Neglia Prize was established in 1962 and is one of the jewels of the city of Enna: it attained international levels and attracted pianists and singers of all nationalities.

1962

The Competition was born in 1962 in order to honour one of the most illustrious citizens of Enna, who played an important role in the history of Italian music.

1998

The 32nd and last edition of 1998 was chaired by Gioacchino Gitto, a famous artistic director. The members of the Jury were very renowned Italian and foreign musicians.

The number of participants has changed from year to year; one of the most successful editions was the 26th, attended by 121 singers and 24 pianists from all over the world.
All editions were very successful being a great attraction for valid artists who seeked success in the world of opera and piano music; the Competition has also promoted cultural and touristic exchanges with other nations, with great benefit to the city of Enna, which could be known and appreciated in many foreign countries.

Committee of the 32nd Edition

Francesco Paolo Neglia

Francesco Paolo Neglia1874 - 1932
Born in Castrogiovanni (today Enna) on May 22- 1874, he emigrated to Hamburg in Germany in 1901, where he was appreciated and was appointed conductor of the Musikfreunde orchestra. In Hamburg he also founded the Neglia Conservatorium, which had more than 500 students.

Hall of fame

Previous editions

The prizes of the 33rd edition



First prize - 3000 Euros

Second prize - 1500 Euros

Third prize - 500 Euros

Enter the competition

Download the attachments of your interest, fill in the entry form and send it by email to: concorsoneglia@teatrogaribaldienna.it

Contacts

Tel: +39 0935 40540 / +39 0935 40539

(Only on Wednesdays and Fridays from 9AM to 12AM)

Email: concorsoneglia@teatrogaribaldienna.it

Email: sergio.maffeo@pec.comune.enna.it